Movie Review

Frightful philosophy: Rethinking my assumptions about the horror genre

For many years, there were two film genres I didn’t want anything to do with: Westerns and horror. I was convinced these two genres had nothing to offer me personally as a film fan, and when someone would recommend a Western or a horror film to me, I’d try to

The Monster Scifi Show – Mulan (2020)

Before we get to talk about the live-action adaptation on Mulan, Mr. Gene and I have some important Scifi News to discuss first. The Walking Dead is dead tired after 11 seasons Dune 2020 Trailer Star Trek Discovery Season 3 Trailer and Star Trek Day

The Monster Scifi Show – Hamilton

Alas, Hamilton!!!  This is not the normal podcast as musicals are not in my wheelhouse. However, while doing research, I suddenly remember I’ve seen and listened to a bunch of musicals over the years.

A summer without movies: Reflections on a cancelled summer blockbuster season

Normally at this time of the year, I’d be sitting down to write a summer movie recap, reflecting on the hits (and misses), what were the biggest surprises and disappointments, and so on. By this point in 2020, I planned to have seen “Wonder Woman 1984,” Christopher Nolan’s espionage thriller

Throwback review: ‘Logan Lucky’ (2017)

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to watch a movie about Kylo Ren and James Bond robbing a vault at a NASCAR speedway during the middle of a race? Well, have I got a movie for you! To be fair, “Logan Lucky” isn’t actually about Kylo Ren

Better Late Than Never Goes West – Once Upon a Time in the West

ESO Network Patreon Exclusive! Box Office Buzz blogger Ashley Pauls continues her mission to finally view some films on her “Movie Bucket List.”  This time, she’s focused on Westerns. Mike Gordon joins Ashley as she concludes this series (for now) with the Sergio Leone epic, Once Upon a Time in

Better Late Than Never Goes West – Godless

ESO Network Patreon Exclusive! Box Office Buzz blogger Ashley Pauls continues her mission to finally view some films on her “Movie Bucket List.”  This time, she’s focused on Westerns. Mike Gordon and Jay Sherer from The Story Geeks Podcast join Ashley as she reviews the Netflix series, Godless. Become a

Better Late Than Never Goes West – Hell or High Water

ESO Network Patreon Exclusive! Box Office Buzz blogger Ashley Pauls continues her mission to finally view some films on her “Movie Bucket List.”  This time, she’s focused on Westerns. Mike Gordon joins Ashley as she reviews Hell or High Water (2016). Become a supporter of the ESO Network and listen

Better Late than Never blog series…goes west: Closing thoughts

Well, it looks like it’s time for the “Better Late than Never blog series…goes west” to ride off into the sunset. It’s been a great journey, and overall I’ve really enjoyed diving deeper into a genre I once thought I didn’t like. I’ll still always have a special place in

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